UNBROKEN SPIRIT—With only five days left in his tour of duty in Vietnam, Navy Capt. Charlie Plumb was shot down by the enemy. For the next six years he was a prisoner of war in Hanoi. Above, Plumb relaxes at this home in Calabasas. Top right, Plumb is suited up for a flight in an F-11 Tiger during his advanced training in Texas.
It took several months of pacing an 8-by-8-foot Communist prison cell to teach Charlie Plumb a lesson and change his mindset.
Plumb spend nearly six years as a ...
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